Archive of UCL News

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27 June 2013: Professor Michael Worton to retire after 33 years at UCL

Professor Michael Worton, Vice Provost (International) and Fielden Professor of French, is to retire at the end of September 2013 after 33 years at UCL. More...

26 June 2013: Director appointed to Sainsbury Wellcome Centre

UCL is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor John O'Keefe as Inaugural Director of the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre. More...

25 June 2013: €500,000 to examine the role of zinc in public health

Researchers at UCL will play a major role in an international science project to examine the role of zinc in public health and well-being. More...

24 June 2013: Breastfeeding boosts ability to climb social ladder

Breastfeeding not only boosts children’s chances of climbing the social ladder, but it also reduces the chances of downwards mobility, suggests a large study published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. More...

24 June 2013: Lord Sebastian Coe opens Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health

Lord Sebastian Coe officially opened a new sport institute which will be a lasting legacy from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, treating elite athletes, ‘weekend warriors’ and NHS patients under the same roof. More...

20 June 2013: Innovative designs at the Bartlett Summer Show 2013

The Bartlett School of Architecture UCL will present innovative designs in its annual student showcase the Bartlett Summer Show from 21–29 June. More...

20 June 2013: UCL software reveals Ulster’s forgotten history in fire-damaged book

Researchers from UCL have used specially designed software to digitise the Great Parchment book, a crucial historical text documenting the City of London’s role in 17th century Ulster that was previously unreadable for over 200 years due to fire damage. More...

19 June 2013: Researchers shed light on MERS Coronavirus transmission

Epidemiology and gene sequencing technologies have been used by researchers in the UK, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the US and Canada to show that the novel Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus can spread between people in healthcare settings. The work is published in the New England Journal of Medicine today. More...

19 June 2013: UCL centre signs cooperation agreement with top Chinese high school

The UCL Centre for Languages & International Education (UCL CLIE) has signed a cooperation agreement with a top Chinese high school affiliated to Fudan University, Shanghai, enabling high achieving students to be considered for UCL’s Undergraduate Preparatory Certificate (UPC) Courses. More...

19 June 2013: UCL given HR Excellence in Research Award by the European Commission

UCL has received the European Commission HR Excellence in Research Award, along with six other UK universities. More...

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